The First State is getting $25 million from a newly settled lawsuit in Ohio that triggered a contingency payment to Delaware. Chemours, DuPont and Corteva reached a $110 million settlement in Ohio over “forever chemicals,” which refer to the release of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances from the facilities of those companies. The substances, known as PFAS, have negative environmental impacts. …
DNREC is surveying consumers on Delaware’s ban on single-use plastic bags. (DNREC) Delaware’s ban on single-use plastic bags might become tougher, if a new bill becomes law. HB 212, introduced Thursday, goes for multiple measures: • The ban would expand to all stores as of July 1, 2022. • Reusable bags would have to be even thicker. • Reusable bags …
A path allows visitors to walk along Pepper Creek. The Delaware Botanic Gardens at Pepper Creek is hoping for a radically different summer this year than last. It had opened only six months before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, and its first summer was marked with mask and social distancing mandates, as cases rose and fell. Now, with relaxed mask …
Construction will begin soon on infrastructure such as roads and creation of a 3,500 waterfront path to mirror West.
Lemon Quest is a citrusy wheat brew that’s a follow-up to Slightly Mighty and the popular SeaQuench Ale
Part of the group on Thursday wanted the project banned; the others wanted it moved further from shore.
Gradually adding natives to a garden will help it begin to add more to the state’s biodiversity
The cumbersome bugs rarely do much damage, but there will be millions of them per acre.
‘Let’s get with it and be responsible for what we can do to lessen our impact on the earth,’ one consumer wrote on DNREC’s Facebook page.
House Minority Leader Danny Short said he worries consumers will end up footing the bill, as they did with Bloom Energy.